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Neil J. Stone, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology

BIOGRAPHY




Dr. Neil Stone is a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a special interest in lipid disorders. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Vascular Disease of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and was named the Bonow Professor of Medicine in 2012 in preventive cardiology at  Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. A seasoned and award-winning lipidologist with more than 35 years of experience in the Chicago-land area, Dr. Stone opened Northwestern Memorial's Lipid Disorders Clinic in 1974 and directs the Susanne and Milton Davidson Lipid Disorders/Metabolic Syndrome Clinic on the 19

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floor of the Galter Pavillion.



Dr. Stone's research initiatives focus on cardiovascular nutrition, risk factor control and genetic lipid disorders. He has participated in numerous clinical trials throughout the years, including the first angiographic trial studying the effects of lipid lowering therapy on angiographic progression and regression. Dr. Stone has co-authored three books on cardiovascular nutrition and lipid disorders and has written more than 100 publications in the field, and he was named Northwestern Memorial's first Jacques Smith Distinguished Physician in Medicine in 1993.  Consistently elected to the Best Doctors in America by his peers, Dr. Stone was also awarded the New Jersey Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award in 2002 and named Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Teacher in 2001 by the American College of Physicians.  He is a Master of the American College of Physicians as well as a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and National Lipid Association. He has extensive experience on national guideline panels for lipid management. He is the chair of the 2013 Cholesterol Guidelines for Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk (heart attack and stroke).



Dr. Stone completed medical school at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1968. He completed his internship and residency at Harvard’s Brigham and Women's Hospital and returned to Northwestern University for his cardiovascular fellowship. He studied lipids and cardiology at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and was the chief medical resident at Northwestern Memorial from 1973-1974. Dr. Stone is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He also is an inaugural diplomate of the National Lipid Association.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine - 1968
  • Residency
    Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School - 1970
  • Fellowship
    Mcgaw Medical Center/Nu - 1975

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-664-3278

SECONDARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

800 N. Westmoreland Rd.

#102

Lake Forest, IL 60045

847-735-8550

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipoprotein Disorders
  • Preventive Cardiology

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation